Indian-American scientist Arnab De wins Springer Theses Award

An Indian-American scientist Arnab De has received the prestigious Springer Theses Award in recognition for his outstanding research in which he developed transgenic mice to study a critical tumour-suppressor called A20. He was nominated by New York’s Columbia University for his PhD thesis. Before this, Mr. De, who has also developed peptide-based prodrugs as therapeutics for diabetes. For this he had received the Young Investigator Award at the American Peptide Symposium.

The thesis prize is awarded by Springer, a leading global publisher of renowned scientific journals and books, to recognize outstanding PhD research. The Internationally top-ranked research institutes select their best thesis annually for publication in the book series: “Springer Theses: Recognising Outstanding PhD research”. Additionally, the winners also get a cash prize of 500 euros and their research work is highlighted by the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the Indian-American scientist who has won the restigious Springer Theses Award ?
2. Which award has also been won by Mr. De for developing peptide-based prodrugs as therapeutics for diabetes ?

Courtesy : The Hindu


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